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powerful, high profile people would be dragged in and down. rebecca brooks, the former murdoch editor and british ceo, has now been bailed after her arrest yesterday. she spent several hours answering questions at a police station. there are two criminal inquiries now gearing up. one into phone hacking at murdoch papers and the other into alleged police corruption, both are making serious waves. >> palace, secretary, the mayor on my intention to resign as commissioner of metropolitan service. >> reporter: sir paul stephenson stepped down yesterday. not because he personally did anything wrong, but it was on his watch that murdoch newspaper editor, since arrested in the hacking scandal, was hired as a pr consultantd to the police. in just 24 hours from now, rupert murdoch himself, his son, james, will be grilled by parliamentarians and will be asked about what they did or did not know about dirty tricks regarding their newspapers. all will be watching, as well as investors around the world. >> he is the man that investors have followed to the ends of the earth. he is the man whose judg
he's sorry for serious wrongdoing. and his british c.e.o., rebekah brooks, apologized, too. with murdoch's support, she toughed out almost two weeks of angry calls for her resignation. finally today she stepped down. but no display of public remorse by murdoch can stop the investigations under way. nine people have now been arrested, including a reporter and several editors. now, next week, on tuesday, we're going to see rupert murdoch, his son and heir apparent james, and rebekah brooks appear before a parliamentary investigation into hacking as witnesses. of course, the question to them will be "what did you know? did you know what was going on at the paper? and if you didn't, why not?" scott? >> pelley: thanks, liz. news corporation has a value of $41 billion but its stock has plummeted since july 1 when the scandal broke. it has lost $6 billion in market value so far. the resignation of les hinton, the c.e.o. overseeing the "wall street journal," was announced after the market closed today. elaine quijano joins us now the late-breaking developments. >> reporter: scott,
on conditions that they keep quiet. after the murdochs, their former british ceo rebekah brooks will face the committee. brooks, as editor of "news of the world" newspaper when the hacking was taking place was a hands-on manager. >> rebekah brooks knows the answers to all of these questions. she knows who knew what about what payments, when. she knows everything. >> reporter: however, brooks may not say very much today because she was arrested over the weekend and though out on bail now, will be acutely aware she's involved in a criminal inquiry. now, the murdochs are still speaking to the committee and what we have heard so far indicates they are going to say that they did not know what was going on at the company, that they, themselves, as executives, were misled. >> elizabeth palmer in london, thanks. >>> joining "uss is lanny davis who is special counsel to president bill clinton in the white house. we have been watching this unfold the last half hour or spoke. now, all of a sudden, you have rupert murdoch coming out and saying this is the most humble day of his life. he is striking t
minister gordon brown's baby just after he was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis. it was rebekah brooks, murdoch's british c.e.o., who called the browns to tell them the story was running, this according to former political aide david muir. >> they didn't know how rebekah came across this information and now that it's come to light it was obtained by what appeared to be an illegal method. >> reporter: as the revelations pile up, a police inquiry has moved into high gear. in 2007, an internal investigation at rupert murdoch's u.k. company is reported to have found clear evidence of illegal activity. but managers didn't take their findings to the police. instead, phone hacking victims who sued were paid to settle out of court. murdoch's son, james, now a director of the new york-based news corporation, authorized one payment for what's said to have been more than a million dollars. >> i acted on the advice of executives and lawyers with incomplete investigation, and that's a matter of real regret for me personally. >> reporter: now that has damaged rupert murdoch's business, he's already
british c.e.o. rebecca brooks and his son james face questions from investigators about what they knew and when. in the u.s. where rupert murdoch has his corporate headquarters, three u.s. senators are now asking the american attorney general to look into whether or not the company might have been breaking the law, especially with these allegations of police payoffs. >> mitchell: a lot of people are asking how could the u.s. congress call for something like that over a law that may have been broken overseas. >> reporter: there's a piece of federal legislation, the foreign corrupt practice act that outlaws bribery by american corporations no matter where the world they are operating. >> mitchell: i see. liz palmer, thank you very much. coming up, a big setback today for libyan rebels. our mark philips is on the front lines. women's pro soccer, the biggest goal: survival. and how the space shuttle helped us see the universe as we have never seen it before. when the "cbs evening news" continues. at a time. that's how it is with alzheimer's disease. she needs help from me. and her medicati
international chief executive rebekah brooks also bowed to pressure to step down. yesterday the media mogul apologized in person after meeting the family of murdered school girl milly dowler whose phone was hacked by "news of the world" in 2002. >> founder of the company, i was appalled to find out what had happened. >> reporter: tuesday brooks and rupert murdoch and his son, james, will be grilled by a parliamentary committee about what they knew. tom watson, a member of parliament who will question them, told me the apologies are late and hollow. >> every week, every month there's been a new revelation they've denied and subsequently had to admit. it's a half apology i'm afraid. >> parliament said on tuesday don't expect the murdochs will answer any and all questions because of an ongoing criminal investigation, but they will be pressed if they try to dodge basic probing with regard to what they knew and when. >> thank you. also is lloyd grove, editor at large for "newsweek" magazine and the daily beast. lloyd great to have you with us >> good morning. >> we've seen the two high-profile r
chief executive rebecca brooks to appear before a parliamentary committee which grilled senior police officials. david cameron told parliament yesterday if you own media in this country you should be able to come under oath. >> others have said that in the behavior to watch those without a voice of their own, news international descended from the gutteders to the sewers. the tragedy, mr. speaker, they let the rats out of the sewers. >> reporter: there are questions for murdoch to answer ins. a growing number of senators are calling for news corp that includes fox news and "wall street journal" to be investigated to determine if american laws were broken. reports "news of the world" tried to hack into the phones of 9/11 victims. >> this is a new development. uk lawmakers have asked pierce morgan in a entry in this book. what has drawn their attention today? >> he was a long time employee of "news of the world." "the mirror" may be for -- i think published in 2005 and politicians suggesting he should appear and tell them what he knew. >> cbs' dana lewis in london, thank you. good to tal
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